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Around the NL Central

Sunday's Games:

Brewers 1 Rockies 4

Astros 12 Dodgers 0

Cardinals 5 Pirates 1

Cubs 3 Reds 4

Standings:

W L GB Last 10 Streak
Cardinals 11 5 - 6-4 W1
Reds 7 9 4.0 4-6 W1
Brewers 7 9 4.0 3-7 L1
Pirates 6 9 4.5 4-6 L1
Astros 6 10 5.0 3-7 W1
Cubs 4 12 7.0 3-7 L1

News and Notes:

Astros:

Cardinals:

Cubs:

Pirates:

  • The Cards weren't the only team making history this past weekend in pittsburgh. A.J. Burnett made history of his own in his Saturday start.
  • To make room for Burnett Jared Hughes has been optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Reds:

On Tap:

The Brewers and Astros open a three game series at Miller Park tonight at 7:10 p.m. CDT. Zack Greinke (1-1) and Lucas Harrell (1-0) are the scheduled starters for tonight's game.

St. Louis is in Chicago to begin a series at Wrigley Field agains the Cubs tonight at 7:05 p.m. CDT. Jamie Garcia (2-0) looks to improve his on his unbeaten start to the year. Matt Garza (1-1) will look to pick up the win for the Cubs.

The Pirates welcome the Rockies to Pittsburgh for a three game series that begins tonight with a game set for 6:05 p.m. CDT. Kevin Correia (1-0) and the ageless wonder Jamie Moyer (1-2) are the scheduled starters.

The Reds have an off day today before welcoming the San Francisco Giants to Cincinnati for a three game series that will begin tomorrow night.